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FACTORS FOR A SUCCESSFUL CLOUD IMPLEMENTATION- SERVICE PROVIDER, ARCHITECTURE AND MIGRATION PLANNING

Over the past few years, Cloud Computing has dramatically changed the way information technology is organized. It has become less important for companies to maintain their local server and more advantageous for them to share computing resources. Today IT heads are focusing more to add IT cost in products and services and cloud will be best model to do that. Cloud computing comes with different delivery models like Public Cloud, Private Cloud, Hybrid cloud, Community Cloud etc. which may be owned by third-party service provider. Virtualization enables hardware resources to be shared among virtual servers. Cloud computing allows these servers to be shared with multiple users so that their locations does not matter.